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29/01/15 - Climate change: Members of the European Parliament discuss roadmap to Paris conference

The roadmap to the 21st UN climate conference, in Paris (France) in December, was debated by MEPs, the Latvian Presidency and Commissioner Arias Cañete on Wednesday. The conference of parties (COP21) to the UN Convention on Climate Change aims to deliver a worldwide climate agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

09/01/15 - Our World, our dignity, our future: EU launches the European Year for Development 2015 pdf - 168 KB [168 KB] español (es)

As 2015 begins, so does the European Year for Development (EYD2015) − a year dedicated to raising awareness, engaging Europeans everywhere in the EU’s development cooperation and sparking a debate around the motto ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’. The EYD2015 was proposed by the European Commission and unanimously adopted by the European Parliament and Council. It is an opportunity to showcase the strong commitment of the EU and its Member States to eradicating poverty worldwide.

18/12/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement by the FARC of a unilateral ceasefire for an undefined period

The announcement by the FARC yesterday of an indefinite unilateral ceasefire is a welcome development.